Pastrnak extended his contract in Boston until 2031 for $90 million

Pastrnak extended his contract in Boston until 2031 for $90 million

Pastrňk extended his contract in Boston for $90 million until 2031< /p> Czech ice hockey representative David Pastrňák.

Boston – Hockey forward David Pastrňák linked his future with Boston, where he has spent his entire NHL career so far. One of the biggest stars of the competition signed a new eight-year contract with the Bruins management for a total of 90 million dollars (almost two billion crowns), which will come into force after this season and will be valid until the end of the 2030/31 year.

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On average for the season, Pastrňák can look forward to 11.25 million dollars (approx. 250 million crowns) and ranks among the highest paid players in the NHL. In the ranking of hockey players with signed contracts so far, according to the average income, he would be in sixth place in the next year.

The overview is dominated by forward Nathan MacKinnon. The support of the reigning champions from the Colorado Avalanche team will collect an average of even 12.6 million dollars per year thanks to the eight-year contract for 100.8 million dollars from last September, which will also start to pay from next season. However, according to, MacKinnon can even look forward to $16.5 million next year, and Pastrňák will be second behind him with $13 million.

The 26-year-old native of Hávíř will thus significantly improve financially after long negotiations – after this season, his six-year contract for a total of 40 million dollars (an average of 6.66 million per year), which he concluded with the club in mid-September 2017, will expire after this season. an unrestricted free agent, but remained loyal to the Bruins colors. It was Boston who selected him to the NHL in the 2014 draft from the 25th place overall.

Pastrnák is having another excellent year. The reigning champion of the league, Boston, is pulling for the first place in the regular season and clearly dominates the team's scoring, having scored 80 points for 42 goals and 38 assists in 60 games. The second Brad Marchand has 53. The Czech forward is fourth in the league in scoring, second among scorers.

Today, Boston also acquired left wing Tyler Bertuzzi from Detroit, where they sent two picks for him in draft. The 28-year-old attacker played 29 games this year with a record of four goals and ten assists. In total, during six seasons in Detroit, he scored 88 goals and 114 assists in 305 starts.